Christman Field Latest Observations
Date Time
MST
Temp
°F
RH
%
DewPt
°F
Wind
mph
Dir
°
Gust
mph
Dir
°
Press
in Hg
Solar
W/m^2
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in
2020-04-09 15:50 56.8 32.3 27.5 8.1 175 13.9 93 24.887 483.7 0.00
2020-04-09 15:45 56.3 35.2 29.2 5.5 78 8.7 143 24.889 498.9 0.00
2020-04-09 15:40 55.6 33.3 27.2 6.4 92 11.4 154 24.892 513.6 0.00
2020-04-09 15:35 55.5 32.4 26.4 7.1 146 13.0 168 24.894 528.4 0.00
2020-04-09 15:30 56.2 31.7 26.5 9.3 124 14.8 139 24.894 544.6 0.00
2020-04-09 15:25 56.6 30.4 25.9 7.4 153 13.2 78 24.894 559.7 0.00
2020-04-09 15:20 56.3 31.1 26.1 5.8 59 11.8 97 24.896 574.5 0.00
2020-04-09 15:15 55.5 32.5 26.5 6.3 138 10.7 95 24.897 588.4 0.00
2020-04-09 15:10 56.0 32.6 27.0 8.1 89 11.8 103 24.900 601.9 0.00
2020-04-09 15:05 55.1 33.6 27.0 7.5 121 11.7 116 24.901 615.0 0.00
2020-04-09 15:00 55.4 32.9 26.7 8.5 133 12.2 142 24.901 628.7 0.00
2020-04-09 14:55 55.6 31.3 25.7 8.1 39 11.8 118 24.902 641.2 0.00
2020-04-09 14:50 55.8 32.8 26.9 6.9 163 12.2 161 24.905 654.3 0.00
2020-04-09 14:45 55.6 35.9 29.0 8.2 177 10.9 146 24.909 666.2 0.00
2020-04-09 14:40 55.8 32.7 26.9 4.3 88 10.2 88 24.911 679.2 0.00
2020-04-09 14:35 55.0 33.5 26.8 6.3 191 10.7 185 24.911 689.9 0.00
2020-04-09 14:30 55.0 35.2 28.0 9.2 208 14.8 167 24.911 702.2 0.00
2020-04-09 14:25 55.0 35.5 28.2 7.5 151 13.9 89 24.916 712.1 0.00
2020-04-09 14:20 55.1 33.3 26.7 8.3 93 14.4 83 24.917 722.5 0.00
2020-04-09 14:15 54.5 32.9 25.9 7.4 115 10.7 89 24.917 732.3 0.00
2020-04-09 14:10 54.9 33.4 26.7 8.7 87 15.0 92 24.915 744.5 0.00
2020-04-09 14:05 54.8 35.3 27.9 6.5 101 8.8 122 24.917 754.4 0.00
2020-04-09 14:00 54.2 35.4 27.4 5.0 97 8.3 173 24.920 763.7 0.00
2020-04-09 13:55 54.0 33.0 25.6 7.8 128 12.8 163 24.925 771.2 0.00
2020-04-09 13:50 54.4 33.2 26.1 7.9 176 12.1 138 24.928 781.0 0.00
2020-04-09 13:45 54.1 38.8 29.6 6.2 149 16.4 71 24.928 790.0 0.00
2020-04-09 13:40 53.6 33.3 25.5 2.7 47 5.8 199 24.928 797.2 0.00
2020-04-09 13:35 53.4 35.2 26.6 6.3 211 11.4 192 24.929 804.0 0.00
2020-04-09 13:30 54.1 33.4 25.9 8.9 30 12.8 102 24.929 812.0 0.00
2020-04-09 13:25 53.7 34.1 26.1 6.5 88 12.5 80 24.933 816.0 0.00
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Our Mission

The Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) serves as a nexus for multi-disciplinary cooperation between NOAA research scientists and Colorado State University research staff, faculty, and students, aligning NOAA-identified research theme areas with long-standing academic strengths of the University.

Our mission is: to foster additional collaboration with national and international agencies who are developing related capabilities; to affect the fundamental research conducted at the University towards NOAA’s operational needs; and to communicate our research and its practical implications to the scientific community and the public.

To this end, we are dedicated to: providing high-quality training to ensure operational user proficiency; conducting outreach programs to K-12 education and the general public to promote environmental literacy; and to quantifying and communicating the significant positive societal impacts of NOAA research on our everyday lives.

Our Technology

With NOAA and CSU support CIRA has operated a Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite (GOES) Earth Station since 1980. Today our collection capability handles multiple simultaneous GOES transmissions, NOAA polar data, Himawari-8 and European MSG. CIRA also plays an important role in each new GOES satellite as one of the primary test sites for initial transmissions and sensor verification.

CIRA operates a high-technology infrastructure to support research in our major theme areas. The infrastructure contains over 300 workstations/servers, a satellite Earth Station with an online archive, several high-performance modelling clusters, and a high-speed network. With its expertise in data fusion, CIRA is developing systems and tools that will simplify the acquisition and manipulation of satellite and model data for scientific research.